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12:08 AM
Q: Ubuntu swappiness parameter does not working

P.LonnieThis is my Ubuntu version. # uname -a Linux psh-VirtualBox 5.3.0-42-generic #34~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Feb 28 13:42:26 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I did the same experiment after setting the swappiness values ​​1 and 100. The test is to fill the cache area and then allocate more than...

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2:13 AM
Q: Magic Mouse 2 on Ubuntu 20.04

liftconfigI'm trying to get the magic mouse 2 scrolling setup on Ubuntu 20.04. I've followed the instructions from the Github driver page - https://github.com/rohitpid/Linux-Magic-Trackpad-2-Driver and this great blog post on tuning the variables http://sneclacson.blogspot.com/2016/09/using-apple-magic-mou...

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4:19 AM
Q: Ubuntu server can not be acessed, and is olny pingable for a short time. SSH also doesnt work. Help!

AlexanderMy server is going wacko, and i'll try to explain to the best of my abilities. I have a minnowboard turbot with ubuntu server 20.04 installed. (its kind of like a raspberry pi or other single board computers, except it is x86_64. So earlier today, my server was not accessible (i mainly use it to ...

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11:14 AM
Q: What happend to all the poinst when my bounty expires?

MareckyI don't know where are my points. I asked question, set up bounty and had no time to react (test proposed solutions, choose best answer, grant bounty). What now? I would like to get my points back or be able to grant them to an author of the best answer. Here is the question in topic How to make ...

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12:29 PM
Q: I'm unable to follow a post in the First Posts review queue

technastic_tcWhile I was reviewing a post in The First Posts review queue, I decided to follow it and unfortunately I couldn't follow the post. I hope this a bug. By when is it gonna be fixed?

@AskUbuntuMeta Hey people! Can somebody please check if they are able to replicate this issue?
12:45 PM
Q: Unable to follow while in Review Queue

Tiago Martins Peres 李大仁While reviewing some Late Answers and First Posts noticed that it's not possible to click "Follow" and start following the post. In order to do it atm, had to go to the page where the answer resides outside of the Review queue. This behaviour was first noticed in StackOverflow but was able to r...

1:06 PM
Q: Moved bin folder! How to get that back?

MehrajI accidentally moved Bin folder from the root to /usr/local/bin. Now I am not able to open the terminal at all and on the top of it, I powered off the system just to reboot it. Now, it does not boot at all and is stuck in the middle!! any suggestion can be helpful.. Thanks

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@Kulfy Thanks!
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3:12 PM
Q: Permanently grant permission to /dev/snd for all users?

DimsAfter reboot ~$ arecord -l arecord: device_list:270: no soundcards found... and $ sudo arecord -l **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices **** Home directory not accessible: Permission denied card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC892 Analog [ALC892 Analog] Subdevices: 1/1 Subdevice #0: sub...

3:44 PM
Hey people! Anybody good with GNOME tweaks here?
Please do look into this question:
Q: Is there a way to see the desktop on Ubuntu 18.04?

Akshay Alva(1)Is there a way to see the desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 without using the keyboard when many windows are open. Like in Windows you just have to hover over the bottom right of the screen to view it and by clicking it you can go to the desktop. What I mean is I want to be able to get access to the des...

i just created a separate chat room and have given a new user full access to it. does anyone know what i need to do to invite this specific user to the chat room that i created?
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5:17 PM
Q: ZSH extends bash autocompletion

Maxwell s.cIt's possible to make ZSH extends bash autocompletion? Bash can autocomplete almost every command in the system, and in ZSH i always need to enable a plugin for it. Here is an example (ignore the warnings, are from custom scripts that don't work in bash)

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6:32 PM
Q: Cannot unzip and install the Spark 'tar' file. Getting error 'No such file or directory' (Ubuntu for Windows)

SyedI just downloaded the Spark 'tar' file and trying to unzip and install it on Ubuntu for windows. I'm getting the following error: sislam@domain:/home$ sudo tar -zxvf spark-3.0.1-bin-hadoop2.7.tgz tar (child): spark-3.0.1-bin-hadoop2.7.tgz: Cannot open: No such file or directory tar (child): Erro...

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7:48 PM
Q: Is it possible to remotely clone a running/live OS?

user434189I have an active OpenVPN/OpenSSH connection to a remote server. Is it possible to clone the remote OS, save it to a local file (e.g., with dd) and run it locally in VirtualBox or something similar?

8:13 PM
Q: My music players ignore the media shortcuts (qmmp, Audacious) in KDE

0xC0000022LFor some reason the two media players I am trying to use (for their compact UI), ignore the media controller shortcuts with KDE. Strangely with GNOME (only tested with Audacious) it worked. The respective settings dialog in qmmp can be found in the Plugins tab: ... and its Preferences look like...


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